SENEGAL medical examinations in the villages

The project started in 2012: a specialized medical team reached some disadvantaged locations without medical assistance centers nearby. Between 2013 and 2023, approximately 120 villages were reached, with multiple missions during each year,  in the regions of Tambaconda, Diorbel, Louga, Kedougou, Tamba, Kaolack, Thies and in the distant Casamance. Around 5,000 people have been examined and treated and more than 20,000 euros of medicines and medical supplies,  have been distributed. Come Noi supports the visits with contributions for doctors, transport, general expenses (petrol, food and accommodation) and medical supplies. The project has a very positive impact on communities and local …

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SENEGAL Digging wells in the villages near Mbour

For years the activity of building water wells has continued, initially with the support of the non-profit organization Un puit pour la vie and subsequently with the One Love association. The objective is to improve the quality of life in many villages and involve local communities in the management, maintenance and control of water resources. In Senegal, water scarcity is still a cause of infant mortality and  gastrointestinal diseases, and creates difficulties for agricultural cultivation and all domestic uses. Near the rapidly expanding city of Mbour there are still settlements with little access to clean water, persons have to go …

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Come Noi Comme nous Senegal and AICU

Come Noi projects in Senegal are managed by the Comme Nous Senegal association, with our financial and operational control: some of us are in fact part of the organizing committee. Comme Nous Senegal is a non-profit organization founded in 2017 by Dr. Niang, pediatrician, Dr. Bassene, general practitioner and our local representative Ibou Diouf, professor and President. Comme Nous Senegal has its own statute and its own organizational structure which makes it autonomous in its work. The headquarters is in La Somone at the “Jamm la Paix” school directed by President Ibou Diouf. Currently the management of Comme Nous Senegal …

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Cultivation of vegetables at a secondary school

The project involves the cultivation of vegetables in the area of a secondary school attended by about 150 students. The vegetable garden measures 25 by 15 meters, is located  near the school,  fenced and and has easy access to water. The first crop has been sold and the income used for administration expenses of the small school. The garden is managed by the students, looked aftert by a teacher and with clear educational aims: it is very important that children learn how to cultivate the land. The acquired knowledge will help them to support their families and themselves in the …

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